North Carolina and World War II

North Carolina and World War II

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North Carolina did more than its part during World War II. This Southern state trained more troops than any other state in the nation. Can one still find the military posts and shipyards, the cemeteries and memorials, the convalescent units and RaR facilities today? This volume describes in detail both the state's 20-plus military sites and the eight little-known North Carolina prisoner of war camps. Images and memories tell the story of service personnel and their families who contributed to the war effort at much personal sacrifice. The book reminds readers of how those Carolinians who remained behind did their part through supporting the troops, rationing, salvaging metals, growing Victory Gardens and purchasing War Bonds.This prospective hostto-be was a Southern contestant in the Rose Bowl Tournament: Duke University. ... On January 1, 1926, as head coach of the University of Alabamaa#39;s Crimson Tide football team, Wallace Wade and the Alabama team had gone to the Pasadena Rose Bowl and had won against the Washington Huskies with a score of 20 to 19. ... he refused to shake hands with the Southern California players until after he shook hands with the Southern Cal coach (Penn 2011).

Title:North Carolina and World War II
Author:Anita Price Davis
Publisher:McFarland - 2014-11-10


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